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March 5, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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Please set 25 chairs in rows facing front. TB
Whiton Room
66 Leavitt Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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Perennial Gardeners of the South Shore

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monthly meetings start with a social at 6:00, followed by a business meeting at 6:30. Speakers begin at 7:00. Guests are welcome. Thomas Mickey and The History of Growing and Selling Dahlias. This talk will discuss how European plant hunters found the dahlia in Mexico almost three hundred years ago, how gardeners loved it, what "dahlia mania" was, and how nineteenth century American nurseries began selling the dahlia as the ideal fall flower.